With the majority of the professional sports world closing its doors due to the coronavirus pandemic, the NFL is about to resume business. After players agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement Sunday, the NFL has seen an influx of signings, and this evening, we can add yet another to the increasing list of transactions.
The Texans have agreed to a three-year, $36 million contract extension with cornerback and impending free agent Bradley Roby. Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle was first to report that the parties were close.
This move was expected, as Houston allowed Johnathan Joseph and Vernon Hargreaves III to hit the open market.
The Texans brought in Roby last offseason on a one-year, $10 million deal, and it proved to be a worthwhile investment. He was limited to ten games this past season due to a hamstring injury, but in that span, he proved to be Houston's best cornerback on the roster. Roby recorded 38 tackles, eight passes defensed, two interceptions, one sack, and one forced fumble.
Roby expressed his desire to remain with the Texans for the foreseeable future before the start of this past year's playoffs. Obviously, the feeling was mutual, as both sides reached an agreement just before the start of the 2020 league year.